Runestone Championship scroll

A championship scroll based on 10th-11th c.  runestones, particularly the Näsby Odensala stone. Ink and gouache on Bristol. The text is written in Swedish runes ca 1000, and is inspired by drottkvætt, Norse skaldic verse. The text reads: King Christian, fierce Sable Lion Kind Helene, glittering queen Send for their clever skald snow drifts’s slow…

Runestone Pelican scroll. 

A Pelican scroll based on 10th-11th c.   runestones from Sweden. Ink and gouache on Bristol. The text is written in Swedish runes ca 1000, and is inspired by drottkvætt, Norse skaldic verse. I believe I’ve gotten closer to the form this time. ‘This stone was raised at Egils 43. Dwarf named was Sir Durin…

Watercolor runestone scroll

A departure, scroll wise. This is a watercolor of a runestone with the relevant scroll text. I don’t yet have a picture with seal and signatures. Red ink over watercolor for the text. The robin and apple refer to the recipients arms, the birds in the water are pelicans, and the mountains are the Lions,…